London Exhibitions

New Suffragettes Display at the National Portrait Gallery

Victoria Sadler | Posted 21.08.2014 | UK Entertainment
Victoria Sadler

Included in the display are a number of iconic images from the protests, including the funeral cortege for Emily Davison, the suffragette who died in a protest at Epsom Derby. Her funeral was an extraordinary occasion. Thousands of suffragettes accompanied the coffin, most of whom in the WSPU uniform of white, purple and green.

Moving and Insightful Virginia Woolf Exhibition, National Portrait Gallery

Victoria Sadler | Posted 04.08.2014 | UK Entertainment
Victoria Sadler

Virginia Woolf: Art, Life and Vision at the National Portrait Gallery is the first exhibition to explore the life and achievements of Virginia Woolf through portraiture. There are over 140 items on display including paintings, photographs and rare archival material which together, really bring to life both the Bloomsbury Group and Virginia in particular.

A Fresh Approach to Flesh

Amah-Rose McKnight-Abrams | Posted 30.07.2013 | UK Entertainment
Amah-Rose McKnight-Abrams

Visualise a kind of living sculpture, half human half metal and picture the scene... Two people walk into a gallery, naked, and are taped to a sculptu...

Margaret Harrison's 'On Reflection' and George Bellows: 'Modern American Life'

Dr Michael Petry | Posted 20.07.2013 | UK Entertainment
Dr Michael Petry

The gentle line of her candy coloured watercolours clash against the harshness of her themes to great effect. She says "The images, which reflect our cultures of masculinity and femininity collide with transgendered realities"...

A Question of Colour at Somerset House

Emily Luxton | Posted 27.01.2013 | Home
Emily Luxton

Although not all the answers are there, A Question of Colour is certainly a good response to Cartier-Bresson's unintended challenge. If anything, the exhibition shows how the development of colour photography over time has given a new dimension to street photography.